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Billy Bowden dropped from New Zealand’s international umpiring panel

Billy Bowden dropped from New Zealand’s international umpiring panel

Bowded, 53, amused cricket fans with his eccentric signals, especially the crooked finger with which he indicated dismissals.

ICC to issue helmet to umpires during ICC World T20 in India

ICC to issue helmet to umpires during ICC World T20 in India

Australian John Ward was hospitalised after being hit on the head during a Ranji Trophy match in India.

India vs Australia, 4th ODI: Field umpire John Ward officiates under helmet

India vs Australia, 4th ODI: Field umpire John Ward officiates under helmet

Indian umpire Paschim Pathak was seen wearing a helmet during a Vijay Hazare Trophy match.

When cricket umpire wore helmet in a match!

When cricket umpire wore helmet in a match!

Umpire said he been contemplating wearing head protection for some time now.

Four females to officiate Women's World T20 Qualifier

Kathleen Cross, Claire Polosak, Sue Redfern and Jacqueline Williams will officiate in Women's World Twenty20 Qualifier.

Umpire Chris Gaffaney ready to police the Ashes

Umpire Chris Gaffaney ready to police the Ashes

Umpire Chris Gaffaney is confident his experience of dealing with `domestics` as a policeman will stand him in good stead when it comes to maintaining order between England and Australia during the upcoming Ashes series.

ICC announce umpires and referees for ICC World Cup 2015

ICC announce umpires and referees for ICC World Cup 2015

Marais Erasmus and Nigel Llong will be the on-field umpires for the World Cup opener between New Zealand and Sri Lanka on February 14 as ICC on Friday announced the umpire and match referees for the pool stage of the mega cricket event.

Billy Bowden back on elite panel

New Zealand`s Billy Bowden was restored to the International Cricket Council`s elite panel of umpires on Thursday just a year after being dropped from the list.

ORS targeting accuracy, time saving in cricket: Simon Taufel

Simon Taufel, five-time umpire of the year, on Thursday said a new trialled system will help attain more accuracy and save time on referred decisions during international cricket matches.

Young Caribbean umpire makes English County move

The Caribbean`s youngest ever cricket umpire, Leslie Reifer Jr. says he has been taken by surprise over his selection to officiate in the English County Championship.

Taufel to step down from ICC`s elite panel after World T20

Simon Taufel will step down from the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires after the World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka, which runs until October 7, to take up the new role of Umpire Performance and Training Manager, the ICC said on Wednesday.

Umpires to be the sole judges of bad light

Umpires will now be the sole judges of whether the light is fit to allow play in one of eight amendments to the rules of cricket which will come into effect on Friday.

15-year-old becomes Britain’s youngest cricket umpire

A British teenager has become the youngest qualified cricket umpire of the country.